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Eric Toledano Eric Toledano
Le barman
Audrey Quoturi Audrey Quoturi
Une passagère dans le métro
Olivier Nakache Olivier Nakache
L'animateur du club de poney
Nicolas Beaucaire Nicolas Beaucaire
Le gendarme dans la cuisine de la Garde Républicaine
Thierry Angelvi Thierry Angelvi
Le contremaître de l'usine de tri d'ordures
Catherine Davenier Catherine Davenier
La juge du tribunal
Adel Bencherif Adel Bencherif
Le vendeur de cartes de séjour


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Muriel Coulin Muriel Coulin
(collaboration)
Delphine Coulin Delphine Coulin
(collaboration)


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5 years, 2 months ago at Aug 7 19:12
Initial Thought: Honestly this looked like a good story. I never saw the Intouchables movie though. The main actors looked great. The main reason I ended up watching it while it is in theaters is for my major Ethiopian crush Liya Kebede.

Characters/Acting: So Liya Kebede is what pulled me into this. To my disappointment she was in maybe five minutes of the whole thing. Her name was cr... read more

An average movie

6 months, 1 week ago at Apr 22 8:31
To be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but, somehow, I still ended up watching the damned thing.  Well, as usual with Nakache et Toledano, even though this movie definitely had some potential, I still ended up with some mixed feelings. Indeed, they were dealing here with a very interesting subject, something much more topical than their monster hit ‘Intouchables’,... read more
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Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives Samba's willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track until fate draws them together
Release date: 15 October 2014
Tags: French (2), France (1), Comedy (1), Drama (1), Immigrant (1), 2014 (1)
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johanlefourbe posted a review 6 months, 1 week ago

An average movie

“To be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but, somehow, I still ended up watching the damned thing.  Well, as usual with Nakache et Toledano, even though this movie definitely had some potential, I still ended up with some mixed feelings. Indeed, they were dealing here with a very interesting subject, something much more topical than their monster hit ‘Intouchables’, but their approach seemed rather misguided. Indeed, they took a real tragic situation impacting so many people around the world and turned it into some kind of Cinderella story during which a helpless black man falls in love with a relatively wealthy white woman. Another thing that bothered me was that Charlotte Gainsbourg’s character was just so cluelessly annoying. In the 2nd half, her backgr” read more

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" Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives Samba's willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track until fate draws them together"


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